LinChang (b. 1979, Guangzhou China) is a Chinese composer and educator.
Dr. LinChang received his doctorate of composition from Central Conservatory of Music in China under Professor Wu Yuebei’s guidance for algorithm composition of spectral music in 2014. He is associate professor of Modern Music Department in Xinghai Conservatory of Music, composition master’s supervisor, as a major course teacher. He has been teaching composition, electronic music production, film scoring and Jazz piano since 2004. He also had charge of orchestration, contemporary harmonic and jazz ensemble.
LinChang's composition scope includes contemporary music, pop, electronic music and jazz. He successively won domestic and international composition competition prizes in these few years such like TMSK ensemble composition competition, 2007 Music from China international Composition competition, 2012 Beijing modern music festival YCP winner, and 2014 FMA prize of the excellent papers. Most of his compositions have been performed and commissioned by CCOM, Tianjin Conservatory of Music, Beijing Dance Academy. In jazz performance, Lin Chang has been invited to Beijing Nine Gates Jazz Festival, Shanghai JZ Jazz Festival, Guangzhou Jazz Festival and Xinghai Conservatory Of Music Festival to perform and conduct his jazz quartet, combo, and big band compositions in recent years.
Beyond the teaching in conservatory, he was invited to act as the honorary headmaster of Zhuhai Contemporary Music Institute. In 2016, he was elected to be the chairman of Guangzhou Youth Modern Music Association.
Since April 2019, LinChang has been doing research and composing in The Hartt School of University of Hartford as temporary staff and consultant funded by abroad visiting scholar program.
Works for Winds
- The Clues (2017)
- LinChang, personal correspondence, October 2019